Intermediate Backbends – Iyengar Yoga. Only Suitable for Experienced Yoga Practioners.
20 minute Intermediate Iyengar Yoga Lesson – You will need a yoga chair for some of the ways of working.
Intermediate Iyengar Yoga – Here we look at ways to approach Backbends, specifically Urdhva Dhanurasasna, (Wheel Pose) for students who are already doing backbends in their regular practice.
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20 minute Intermediate Iyengar Yoga Sequence with Lin Craddock, Senior Level 3, Iyengar Yoga teacher. This yoga sequence focuses on accessing the movement of the spine in the backward bending action.
@Yoga with Lin and Leo are offering our new, live streamed option from our studio in Maidstone in the South East of England. . Hopefully, some of the timings will enable our viewers in the USA and India to join us. The class prices start at £7.50.
@Yoga with Lin and Leo have changed the way we work due to the Covid-19 situation. We hope to continue posting regularly but we will be teaching individually. This yoga sequence, taught by Lin, is a shortened version of one of the virtual classes we are teaching at the Maidstone Yoga Centre. If you would like access to full classes, CLICK THIS LINK TO REGISTER AT THE CENTRE.
This sequence with Lin is Intermediate yoga, (for those who have an established, mature practice and are ready to tackle some of the more challenging poses). but we will also be posting Complete Beginners Yoga routines, (for those who are new to the subject), and short Beginners sequences (for those who know the basics of the subject). This yoga routine has mainly Intermediate poses and is not suitable for Beginners.
The poses are:
Urdhva Hastasana in Dandasana
Adho Mukha Svanasana – Dog Head Down
Uttanasana – Forward Bend
Modified Virabhadrasana 1 – Warrior Pose
Gomukasana arms – Cow Face Pose
Chatushpadasana – Four Footed pose
Urdhva Dhanurasana – Upward Facing Bow or Wheel Pose
Classic and then using chair, wall and props,
Halasana – Plough or Plow Pose
Supta Konasana – Recliining Angle Pose
Sarvangasana – Shoulder Stand
You need your mat, a wall, a yoga brick, four foam pads, a chair, and a bolster for this practice. . If you find any of the poses difficult, you can look the poses up in our Yoga Pose Directory, which we are adding to all the time.These tutorials will teach the poses in more detail and sometimes with extra props. For virtual Iyengar yoga classes register with us at the MAIDSTONE YOGA CENTRE and claim your free trial class: If you want to try Yoga with Lin and Leo’s 19 Days of Yoga series, check out our Playlist: Or our 13 Days of yoga: Yoga practice can improve strength and flexibility and yoga for back pain relief and the efficacy of long-term yoga practice for weight loss has been supported by many studies. Join Yoga with Lin and Leo for safe, detailed instruction from experienced Iyengar yoga teachers. Although we would always suggest that you find a certified Iyengar yoga teacher so that you can attend a class near you, this channel has yoga sequences to help you practice your yoga at home. For our ebook, “Yoga for the Stiffer Body”: Or our latest ebook, “Yoga for the Stressed Body.” Pinterest: Yoga is not just to increase your flexibility, strength and the general tone of your body; it has the capacity to increase mindfulness, improve your wellbeing and increase your mental resilience. Begin here to create a foundation for a home yoga practice. These free online yoga classes can be practiced at home; although we would always suggest you find a qualified Iyengar Yoga teacher near to you so you can attend a class. Although the poses are taken from the Introductory Iyengar syllabus, they are taught with the attention to detail required from the Intermediate student. @yogawithlinandleo